Defensive Stance New Phyrexia Impaler Shrike

Gitaxian Probe Gitaxian Probe English

Sorcery, {UP} (1)

({UP} can be paid with either {U} or 2 life.)

Look at target player's hand.

Draw a card.

"My flesh holds no secrets, monster. The spirit of Mirrodin will fight on."
—Vy Covalt, Mirran resistance

Illus. Chippy

Gatherer Card Rulings?, Legality?

  • 6/1/2011: A card with Phyrexian mana symbols in its mana cost is each color that appears in that mana cost, regardless of how that cost may have been paid.
  • 6/1/2011: To calculate the converted mana cost of a card with Phyrexian mana symbols in its cost, count each Phyrexian mana symbol as 1.
  • 6/1/2011: As you cast a spell or activate an activated ability with one or more Phyrexian mana symbols in its cost, you choose how to pay for each Phyrexian mana symbol at the same time you would choose modes or choose a value for X.
  • 6/1/2011: If you’re at 1 life or less, you can’t pay 2 life.
  • 6/1/2011: Phyrexian mana is not a new color. Players can’t add Phyrexian mana to their mana pools.
  • 6/1/2011: The targeted player may have no cards in his or her hand. You’ll still draw a card.
  • Restricted in Vintage (Type 1)
  • Banned in Modern
#35 (Chippy)

English New Phyrexia (Common)
English Friday Night Magic (Special)

German Gitaxianer-Sonde
French Sonde gitaxienne
Italian Sonda Gitaxian
Spanish Sonda gitáxica
Portuguese Sonda Gitaxiana
Japanese ギタクシア派の調査
Simplified Chinese 吉塔厦探刺
Russian Джитаксианское Зондирование
Traditional Chinese 吉塔廈探刺

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